10 Cool Facts from the 2017 Baku World Cup

The Cool Facts from the 2017 Baku World Cup

1. Diana Varinska’s and Wang Cenyu’s first senior international competition.

2. First competition where Angelina Kysla uses her married named Angelina Radivilova. She married Igor Radivilov a few days after the Rio 2016 Olympic Games ended.

3. Shang Chunsong qualified 7th into the bars final but scratched from the competition, presumably due to injury.

4. The gymnasts that qualified in first place into the final were the same that won the titles:

5. The beam medallists had the same E-score, 8.233, they were separated by their D-score:

6. The field was dominated by veterans, only Diana Varinska and Rianna Mizzen are younger than 20.

7. Oksana Chusovitina is the defending vault champion from last year, and she was golden again this year.

8. Just like last year, Marina Nekrasova won bronze on Floor

9. Just like at the Melbourne World Cup in late February, Australia was the most decorated country with 5 medals. They medalled on all the apparatus and in the uneven bars they won two medals: silver (Mizzen) and bronze (Brown).

10. Emily Little was the most decorated gymnast with three medals:

Medal Count from 2017

  • Australia: 3 silver, 2 bronze
  • Romania: 2 golds
  • Uzbekistan: 1 gold
  • Ukraine: 1 gold
  • Greece: 1 silver
  • Slovenia: 1 bronze
  • Azerbaijan: 1 bronze

Medal Count after Two Baku World Cups (2016 & 2017)

  • Australia: 3 Silvers, 2 Bronze (Emily Little, Rianna Mizzen & Georgia Rose Brown)
  • Brazil: 2 Golds, 1 Silver, 1 Bronze (Saraiva & Hypolito in 2016)
  • Romania: 2 Golds (Catalina Ponor)
  • Uzbekistan: 2 Golds (Chusovitina, VT, 2016 & 2017)
  • Sweden: 2 Silvers (Emma Larsson in 2016, BB & FX)
  • Slovenia: 1 Silver (Kysselef in 2016) 1 Bronze (Teja Belak)
  • Azerbaijan: 2 Bronzes (Marina Nekrasova, FX 2016 & 2017)
  • Austria: 2 Bronzes (Ecker & Haemmerle in 2016)
  • Germany: 1 Gold (Lina Phillip, UB, 2016)
  • Ukraine: 1 Gold (Diana Varinska, UB)
  • Greece: 1 Silver (Vasiliki Millousi, BB)

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